Period
to 11 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for Azure skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Azure over the 6 months to 11 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure
England > East of England
6 months to
11 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 5 18 44
Rank change year-on-year +13 +26 +40
Permanent jobs citing Azure 1,052 1,043 716
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 15.90% 10.52% 5.89%
As % of the Cloud Services category 50.53% 43.64% 34.47%
Number of salaries quoted 816 832 604
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £33,250 £32,500 £33,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,000 £72,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £53,000
% change year-on-year -4.35% +8.49% +0.95%

Azure is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 2,082 2,390 2,077
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 31.46% 24.10% 17.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1,513 1,790 1,693
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £72,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% -

Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Azure as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Azure in the East of England

Azure
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Azure in the East of England.

Salary trend for Azure in the East of England

Azure
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Azure in the East of England over the 6 months to 11 December 2019.

Salary histogram for Azure in the East of England

Azure
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Azure within the East of England region over the 6 months to 11 December 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +14 421 £50,000 -4.76% 60
Cambridgeshire +20 241 £47,500 -7.32% 79
Bedfordshire 0 169 £55,000 - 12
Suffolk +5 88 £57,500 +27.78% 22
Norfolk +6 82 £40,000 -11.11% 17
Essex +6 49 £50,000 +33.33% 24
East Anglia - 1 £65,000 - 1
Azure
England

For the 6 months to 11 December 2019, IT jobs citing Azure also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Azure.

1 483 (45.91%) AWS
2 468 (44.49%) Microsoft
3 328 (31.18%) C#
4 327 (31.08%) Agile Software Development
5 325 (30.89%) .NET
6 270 (25.67%) SQL
7 263 (25.00%) SQL Server
8 261 (24.81%) Windows
9 217 (20.63%) Office 365
10 206 (19.58%) Active Directory
11 200 (19.01%) JavaScript
12 199 (18.92%) VMware
12 199 (18.92%) DevOps
13 194 (18.44%) MVC
14 184 (17.49%) Scrum
15 172 (16.35%) AngularJS
16 163 (15.49%) Windows Server
17 160 (15.21%) Git (software)
18 154 (14.64%) Analytical Skills
19 149 (14.16%) CSS
20 127 (12.07%) VMware Infrastructure
21 126 (11.98%) ASP.NET
22 124 (11.79%) HTML
23 119 (11.31%) Hyper-V
24 115 (10.93%) GCP
24 115 (10.93%) Firewall
25 113 (10.74%) Linux
25 113 (10.74%) ASP.NET Web API
26 112 (10.65%) Analytics
26 112 (10.65%) SaaS

Azure
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 75 (7.13%) MS Exchange
2 52 (4.94%) Exchange Server 2010
3 47 (4.47%) Exchange Server 2013
4 44 (4.18%) SharePoint
5 32 (3.04%) IIS
6 31 (2.95%) Skype for Business
7 22 (2.09%) nginx
8 21 (2.00%) Confluence
9 19 (1.81%) CMS
10 12 (1.14%) Apache
11 11 (1.05%) Elasticsearch
11 11 (1.05%) ExpressionEngine
11 11 (1.05%) WordPress
12 10 (0.95%) OpenStack
12 10 (0.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 9 (0.86%) Tomcat
14 8 (0.76%) JBoss
15 6 (0.57%) WebSphere
16 5 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2007
17 4 (0.38%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 27 (2.57%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (1.62%) Spreadsheet
3 10 (0.95%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.29%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.29%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.095%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.095%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.095%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 16 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (1.24%) Magento
3 11 (1.05%) Payment Gateway
4 9 (0.86%) SAP ERP
5 3 (0.29%) NetSuite
6 2 (0.19%) SAP Hybris
7 1 (0.095%) GoldMine
7 1 (0.095%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 483 (45.91%) AWS
2 217 (20.63%) Office 365
3 115 (10.93%) GCP
4 112 (10.65%) SaaS
5 80 (7.60%) Power Platform
6 59 (5.61%) PaaS
7 53 (5.04%) IaaS
8 31 (2.95%) Azure Data Factory
9 30 (2.85%) Cloud Computing
9 30 (2.85%) OneDrive
10 25 (2.38%) Azure Active Directory
11 24 (2.28%) Serverless
12 15 (1.43%) Mimecast
13 13 (1.24%) Dynamics 365
14 10 (0.95%) AWS IoT
15 8 (0.76%) G Suite
16 7 (0.67%) AWS CloudFormation
16 7 (0.67%) PowerApps
17 6 (0.57%) Boomi
17 6 (0.57%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 115 (10.93%) Firewall
2 80 (7.60%) DNS
3 63 (5.99%) TCP/IP
4 52 (4.94%) DHCP
5 50 (4.75%) LAN
6 49 (4.66%) WAN
7 36 (3.42%) Skype
8 32 (3.04%) VPN
9 29 (2.76%) HTTP
10 24 (2.28%) Wireless
11 23 (2.19%) NetScaler
12 22 (2.09%) Wi-Fi
13 19 (1.81%) iSCSI
14 17 (1.62%) OSPF
15 16 (1.52%) SSL
16 14 (1.33%) Remote Desktop
17 13 (1.24%) BGP
17 13 (1.24%) Internet
17 13 (1.24%) VLAN
18 12 (1.14%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 263 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 81 (7.70%) Data Warehouse
3 78 (7.41%) Power BI
4 64 (6.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 62 (5.89%) NoSQL
6 44 (4.18%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 41 (3.90%) Data Lake
8 38 (3.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 37 (3.52%) SQL Server 2016
10 33 (3.14%) MySQL
11 31 (2.95%) Relational Database
12 30 (2.85%) PostgreSQL
13 28 (2.66%) Big Data
14 26 (2.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 22 (2.09%) Azure SQL Database
16 18 (1.71%) PowerPivot
17 16 (1.52%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
17 16 (1.52%) QlikView
17 16 (1.52%) RDBMS
18 14 (1.33%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 160 (15.21%) Git (software)
2 67 (6.37%) Jenkins
3 60 (5.70%) JIRA
4 38 (3.61%) Team Foundation Server
4 38 (3.61%) Visual Studio
5 36 (3.42%) Selenium
6 29 (2.76%) TeamCity
7 26 (2.47%) Visual Studio Team System
8 21 (2.00%) Octopus Deploy
9 19 (1.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 13 (1.24%) NUnit
10 13 (1.24%) Subversion
11 12 (1.14%) WebDriver
12 11 (1.05%) Babel
12 11 (1.05%) webpack
13 10 (0.95%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 8 (0.76%) Jasmine
15 7 (0.67%) Bitbucket
15 7 (0.67%) Maven
15 7 (0.67%) MSTest
General
1 111 (10.55%) Finance
2 102 (9.70%) Retail
3 18 (1.71%) Marketing
4 15 (1.43%) Legal
5 14 (1.33%) Public Sector
6 12 (1.14%) Banking
6 12 (1.14%) Pharmaceutical
6 12 (1.14%) Telecoms
7 11 (1.05%) Manufacturing
8 8 (0.76%) Games
9 5 (0.48%) Advertising
9 5 (0.48%) Back Office
9 5 (0.48%) Publishing
10 4 (0.38%) Automotive
10 4 (0.38%) General Ledger
11 3 (0.29%) French Language
11 3 (0.29%) German Language
11 3 (0.29%) Swedish Language
12 2 (0.19%) Local Government
13 1 (0.095%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 392 (37.26%) Developer
2 151 (14.35%) .NET Developer
3 124 (11.79%) Architect
4 110 (10.46%) Analyst
4 110 (10.46%) Software Developer
5 98 (9.32%) C# Developer
6 86 (8.17%) Senior Developer
7 65 (6.18%) C# .NET Developer
8 57 (5.42%) DevOps Engineer
9 55 (5.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 49 (4.66%) .NET Software Developer
11 48 (4.56%) Administrator
11 48 (4.56%) Consultant
12 47 (4.47%) Full Stack Developer
13 44 (4.18%) Solutions Architect
14 43 (4.09%) Software Engineer
15 37 (3.52%) Business Intelligence Developer
16 35 (3.33%) Support Analyst
17 33 (3.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
18 32 (3.04%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 325 (30.89%) .NET
2 172 (16.35%) AngularJS
3 149 (14.16%) CSS
4 126 (11.98%) ASP.NET
5 124 (11.79%) HTML
6 113 (10.74%) ASP.NET Web API
7 104 (9.89%) Web Services
8 102 (9.70%) React
9 89 (8.46%) .NET Framework
10 86 (8.17%) ASP.NET MVC
11 77 (7.32%) .NET Core
12 49 (4.66%) Entity Framework
13 47 (4.47%) RESTful
14 44 (4.18%) Node.js
15 43 (4.09%) REST
16 42 (3.99%) jQuery
17 36 (3.42%) Vue.js
17 36 (3.42%) XML
18 32 (3.04%) Laravel
19 31 (2.95%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 154 (14.64%) Analytical Skills
2 58 (5.51%) Data Centre
3 44 (4.18%) User Experience
4 41 (3.90%) Greenfield Project
5 35 (3.33%) Management Information System
6 33 (3.14%) Self-Motivation
7 30 (2.85%) Hybrid Cloud
8 27 (2.57%) Enterprise Software
9 20 (1.90%) Mobile App
9 20 (1.90%) Replication
10 18 (1.71%) Virtual Team
11 14 (1.33%) Algorithms
12 10 (0.95%) Clustering
12 10 (0.95%) Private Cloud
12 10 (0.95%) Public Cloud
13 9 (0.86%) e-Learning
14 6 (0.57%) Driving Licence
14 6 (0.57%) Smartphone
15 5 (0.48%) Cloud Native
15 5 (0.48%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 261 (24.81%) Windows
2 163 (15.49%) Windows Server
3 113 (10.74%) Linux
4 68 (6.46%) Windows Server 2012
5 64 (6.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 24 (2.28%) Unix
7 19 (1.81%) Windows 10
8 13 (1.24%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (0.95%) CentOS
9 10 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (0.86%) Ubuntu
11 8 (0.76%) Android
12 5 (0.48%) Apple iOS
13 4 (0.38%) Debian
13 4 (0.38%) MVS
13 4 (0.38%) Windows 7
14 3 (0.29%) Mac OS X
14 3 (0.29%) SUSE
15 2 (0.19%) Solaris
16 1 (0.095%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 327 (31.08%) Agile Software Development
2 199 (18.92%) DevOps
3 194 (18.44%) MVC
4 184 (17.49%) Scrum
5 112 (10.65%) Analytics
6 108 (10.27%) Problem-Solving
7 104 (9.89%) TDD
8 103 (9.79%) E-Commerce
9 101 (9.60%) Continuous Integration
10 99 (9.41%) Business Intelligence
11 97 (9.22%) Microservices
12 96 (9.13%) ITIL
13 85 (8.08%) SDLC
14 82 (7.79%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 79 (7.51%) Web Development
16 73 (6.94%) Test Automation
17 72 (6.84%) BDD
18 70 (6.65%) Continuous Delivery
18 70 (6.65%) OO
19 63 (5.99%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 328 (31.18%) C#
2 270 (25.67%) SQL
3 200 (19.01%) JavaScript
4 112 (10.65%) Python
5 98 (9.32%) Java
6 93 (8.84%) PowerShell
7 68 (6.46%) T-SQL
8 67 (6.37%) TypeScript
9 36 (3.42%) PHP
10 32 (3.04%) Bash Shell
11 31 (2.95%) C
12 22 (2.09%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 17 (1.62%) VBA
14 14 (1.33%) ES6
15 12 (1.14%) Shell Script
16 10 (0.95%) Perl
16 10 (0.95%) R
17 9 (0.86%) Ruby
17 9 (0.86%) VB.NET
18 6 (0.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 86 (8.17%) Degree
2 50 (4.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 44 (4.18%) Computer Science Degree
4 34 (3.23%) MCSE
5 27 (2.57%) CCNA
5 27 (2.57%) Cisco Certification
6 25 (2.38%) Security Cleared
7 24 (2.28%) MCSA
8 18 (1.71%) SC Cleared
9 15 (1.43%) Postgraduate
10 12 (1.14%) CISSP
11 11 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
12 9 (0.86%) GCIH
12 9 (0.86%) TOGAF Certification
13 8 (0.76%) CCNP
13 8 (0.76%) DBS Check
14 7 (0.67%) CCA
14 7 (0.67%) Citrix Certification
14 7 (0.67%) PhD
14 7 (0.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (4.75%) SLA
2 46 (4.37%) QA
3 33 (3.14%) PCI DSS
4 27 (2.57%) Cyber Essentials
5 18 (1.71%) COBIT
6 17 (1.62%) Data Quality
7 12 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 11 (1.05%) GDPR
9 6 (0.57%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 2 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 2 (0.19%) PSD2
11 1 (0.095%) NIST
System Software
1 206 (19.58%) Active Directory
2 127 (12.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 119 (11.31%) Hyper-V
4 89 (8.46%) Docker
5 35 (3.33%) XenApp
6 23 (2.19%) Firmware
7 20 (1.90%) Virtual Machines
7 20 (1.90%) vSphere
8 13 (1.24%) XenDesktop
9 8 (0.76%) VMware ESXi
10 7 (0.67%) Virtual Desktop
11 5 (0.48%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 5 (0.48%) Snort
11 5 (0.48%) VMware NSX
12 3 (0.29%) vCloud
12 3 (0.29%) Virtual Servers
13 2 (0.19%) KVM
14 1 (0.095%) Microsoft App-V
14 1 (0.095%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 66 (6.27%) Kubernetes
2 51 (4.85%) SCCM
3 28 (2.66%) Ansible
4 25 (2.38%) Microsoft Intune
5 20 (1.90%) SCOrch
5 20 (1.90%) Terraform
6 18 (1.71%) Nessus
6 18 (1.71%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 17 (1.62%) Opscode Chef
8 16 (1.52%) Puppet
9 15 (1.43%) Single Sign-On
10 13 (1.24%) Foglight
10 13 (1.24%) LiteSpeed
11 12 (1.14%) WSUS
12 11 (1.05%) SCOM
13 10 (0.95%) HP Data Protector
14 5 (0.48%) FTK
14 5 (0.48%) Host Intrusion Detection System
14 5 (0.48%) Jamf Pro
14 5 (0.48%) Nagios
Vendors
1 468 (44.49%) Microsoft
2 199 (18.92%) VMware
3 96 (9.13%) Google
4 63 (5.99%) Citrix
5 59 (5.61%) Cisco
6 51 (4.85%) Oracle
7 33 (3.14%) Tableau
8 31 (2.95%) Palo Alto
9 26 (2.47%) HP
10 25 (2.38%) CommVault
10 25 (2.38%) NetApp
11 23 (2.19%) SAP
12 22 (2.09%) Symantec
13 21 (2.00%) EMC
13 21 (2.00%) Veeam
14 18 (1.71%) Qualys
15 17 (1.62%) Ivanti
16 16 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
17 14 (1.33%) Dell
18 13 (1.24%) IBM